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On this edition of Africa 54, Sudanese militia leader, Ali Kushayb, surrenders and is held in the detention center of the ICC to face allegations of war crimes and crimes against humanity; Residents in Burundi say they are in shock following the death of outgoing President Pierre Nkurunziza; U.S. President Donald Trump set to meet with faith leaders, law enforcement officers and small business owners; World Health Organization says that Latin America is the world’s new hot-spot for the coronavirus; pharmaceutical company expects the country’s regulator to approve its new COVID-19 antibody test.

A54 Business: With Nigerian businesses struggling because of coronavirus lock-down measures, the use of mobile money to transact business is rapidly growing. The use of mobile money jumped by almost 15 percent in March, and experts say the practice is expected to become even more common as the pandemic continues. Timothy Obiezu has more from Abuja.